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        Originalzeichnung "Der Rabe & das Mädchen". Monogrammiert.

      0 - (Ca. 31x22cm). Gerahmt. Fritz Weigle Bernstein, geboren 1938 in Göppingen, war erster deutscher Professor für Karikatur und Bildgeschichte an der Hochschule der Künste in Berlin, Redaktor der Zeitschrift "Pardon", Mitbegründer der Neuen Frankfurter Schule. - Aus der Bibliothek von Gerd Haffmans, Bernsteins Illustrationen erschienen im Haffmans Verlag.

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        Black Dynamite: the Story of the Negro in the Prize Ring from 1782 to 1938

      New York 1938. Binding: Hardback. Complete in five 5 volumes. Published over the period 1938 to 1947. Orange cloth-covered boards, black decoration and titles. Illustrated from photographs, engravings etc. Published as part of 'The Ring Athletic Library'. Volume 1 was published without the title to the spine. Small octavo in size (just over 7.5 inches high). Nat Fleischer was Editor of 'The Ring', from which publication all the photographs are taken. Condition: Five very smart volumes; just a little bumping to the corners of some volumes, and differential fading, or other spotting, to the spines. Tidy name of previous owner to front paste down. Overall Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Duck Cottage Books]
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        Probeabzug eines Orig.-Holzschnittes für den Einband von Iwan Papanin "The Soviet Wintering Station on the drifting Ice".

      [Moskau um 1938]. - 12 × 20,5 cm. Sprache: Russisch, Erste Ausgabe. - Reizvolle Darstellung der 1937/38 eingerichteten Polarstation, die über 2000 Kilometer im zentralen Polarmeer getrieben war. - Vgl. Schmidt, Rus. Graphik S. 119 und Vronskaya-C. 311 (Papanin) und 87 zum Schüler Faworskis an den WChUTEMAS. - Kleines Papierloch und Einriß im breiten Rand. - Beiliegt: Andruck des endgültigen Einbandes.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Frank Albrecht (VDA/ILAB)]
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        EARLY DAYS IN ABILENE.

      Abilene: The Abilene Daily Chronicle, 1938. - Quarto. Edited and published by C.W. Wheeler, printed in the Abilene Chronicle 1896, reprinted in the Abilene Daily Chronicle 1938, with added material from the papers of J. B. Edwards. Pictorial wrappers. 16 pp., foreward, illustrated. plates, portraits, triple column. Six Guns 662 says "Rare." "The author relates some events of early Abilene and writes of Wild Bill Hickok and Jack McCall. He lived in Abilene from its founding and knew its history first-hand. The last letter I received from him was at the time he autographed a copy of this book for me. He was 102 years old then and died shortly afterward." Near fine copy of a scarce item. HERD 746. SIX GUNS 662. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Marlborough: His Life and Times, full set of jacketed six U.S. first editions in the publisher's slipcase

      Winston Churchill's monumental biography of his great ancestor, John Churchill, the first Duke of Marlborough, took years of research. The final volume was published on the eve of the Second World War. Churchill expert Richard Langworth says "To understand the Churchill of the Second World War, the majestic blending of his commanding English with historical precedent, one has to read Marlborough." The British first edition was issued in four volumes. The U.S. publisher chose to split the first two volumes into two books each, resulting in a six volume set that is otherwise identical in content to the British. Upon publication of the sixth and final volume in 1938, the publisher sold the full, uniform jacketed set boxed in a dark green publisher's slipcase for $16.50. Today such slipcased sets are quite rare indeed. Here is one - a full set of jacketed U.S. first edition, first printings in the original publisher's slipcase. The slipcase has done its job, and all six books within are pristine. The green cloth bindings are immaculate, square, and tight. The contents of all six volumes are pristine - crisp, clean, bright, and tight. No spotting. No inscriptions. Even the text block edges are unusually clean. All six are first edition, first printings, with the Scribner's "A" on the copyright page. The dust jackets are bright and clean with only light wear to extremities, including some scuffing to the spines. The only loss of note is minor chipping at the head of the Volume I spine to a depth of 1/8 inch. All six jackets are neatly price-clipped. The green publisher's slipcase is significantly edge worn and split along two of the back seams. Nonetheless, it is complete and notable for its scarcity in any condition. Bibliographic reference: A97.4(I-VI).a, Woods/ICS A49(ba), Langworth p.169.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        The Unvanquished

      Random House 1938 - A very good first printing in a very good dust jacket, with original price of $2.50 still on front flap and some staining in front gutter from publisher's glue. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        MEI LI

      - HANDFORTH,THOMAS. MEI LI. NY: Doubleday Doran 1938 (1938). Folio (9 1/4 x 12 1/4"), orange cloth, some cover soil, VG+ in dust wrapper (VG dw, not price clipped, no medal, sl. frayed at spine ends,a few small closed tears). Stated 1st ed. WINNER OF THE SECOND CALDECOTT AWARD! A Chinese tale written by Handforth and magnificently illustrated in b&w by on every page. THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY HANDFORTH. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        L' OMBRE DES JOURS

      Société Du Livre d' Art, Paris 1938 - L' Ombre des Jours précédé du discours de madame Colette a l'Academie Royale de Belgique en Honneur de la Comtesse Anna de Noailles .- 167 pp.- Avec des gravures au burin de J.- L. Laboureur .- En feuilles , avec chemise , étui .- Edition limité à 110 exemplaires , cleui - ci exemplaire nº 10 , exemplaire nominatif reservé à Monsieur Jean Robert de Beauchamp .- Très bon état . Exemplaire non coupé . Very fine , uncut copy.- [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        CALF BRANDING PHOTOGRAPH, 24" X 34" MATTED & FRAMED.

      N.P.: Photographer unknown, n.d. [ca 1938]. - Large black & white image is approximately 14" x 18," matted size is 18" x 24," and the framed and matted size is 24" x 34." The picture is of sixteen cowboys, two on horse-back, that are doing various chores of cutting and branding calves. The mountains in the background make one think this photograph was taken in Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming, or Montana. The frame is unique with all sides featuring famous cattle brands. Fine and interesting photograph, matted and framed and ready for presentation.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        LA CONSTITUCIÓN DE LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DE AMÉRICA.

      Editorial Guillermo Kraft Ltda. 1938 - Buenos Aires: Editorial Guillermo Kraft Ltda., 1938. (29 x 24 cm.) En 2 vols. 651 pp. t.1; 729 pp. t.2. Encuadernación en tapa dura. En general, obra en muy buen estado de conservación [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LA CASA DEL LIBRO VIEJO]
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        Signed Official Boy Scouts of America Letter

      1938. An attractive letter signed by Beard as the "Chairman of National Court of Honor" in 1938 attesting that one of the boys who attended his camp that year had earned and was entitled to wear the ranks of Tenderfoot and Second Class Scout. Letter is in very nice shape. Small paper clip rust stain on letter and envelope. Beard built his camp on the site of his hunting lodge, which was erected in 1883. He operated the camp from the early 1920s until 1939. Camp activities and awards were based on those in Beard's Handbook for the Sons of Daniel Boone, however campers could also earn Scouting rank and merit badges as the campers also formed Pike County, Pennsylvania BSA Troop #1.. Unbound. Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Read'Em Again Books]
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        Brighton Rock

      New York: The Viking Press. VG : in very good condition with dust jacket and protective cover. Wrapper with upper panel detached, wear to edges and spine ends chipped. Light browning to eps. June 1938. First Edition. Red/black hardback cloth cover stamped in silver with top edge black. 210mm x 140mm (8" x 6"). 358pp. This American edition published in June 1938, preceded the first English edition by a month. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        THE FIFTH COLUMN AND THE FIRST FORTY-NINE STORIES

      New York: Scribner 1938. New York: Scribner, 1938.. Red cloth, stamped in black and gilt. First edition. Trace of bookplate on front pastedown, otherwise a very good copy, in a now just good example of the dust jacket, compromised by an old style plastic jacket protector which interacted chemically with the horizontal metallic-finish bands resulting in an erratic green discoloration, along with a few small adhesion patches to the rear panel. HANNEMAN 16a.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        FREE LAND - Signed

      New York: Longmans, Green, and Co,, 1938 Presentation Copy from the Author. 8vo., 332pp. Original unclipped dustjacket. Stated First Edition. A very good copy. Binding is strong, interior fresh & clean. Boards show slight shelfwear & minor bumps at the corners. Jacket is very good, showing edgewear & light chipping. A wonderful presentation copy given by Lane to her friend, Elsie Jackson, in England. Great lengthy inscription & signature on the title page. Lane was the daughter of Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of the "Little House" bo oks. Books inscribed by Rose Lane Wilder or Laura Ingalls Wilder [1867-1957] are very uncommon. Rose Wilder Lane [1886 -1968], Danbury, Connecticut) was an American journalist, travel writer, novelist, & political theorist & the only surviving chil d of Laura Ingalls Wilder, now the better known writer. Lane's accomplishments remain however quite remarkable. She is considered a seminal force behind the American Libertarian Party. By the time the first Little House book was published by Laura I ngalls Wilder 1932, Rose had already published 10 works of biography & fiction. The daughter's influence on the Mother's work is unmistakable & her contribution to the entire Little House series well documented as Rose collaborated multidimensionall y in the crafting of the entire series.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        If I Die Before I Wake

      Simon and Schuster New York: Simon and Schuster. 1938. First. First edition. Very slight rubbing to the lettering at the base of the spine, else a fine and bright copy lacking the dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author: "To Frieda L. Smith - a grand person and a real booster. Sherwood King. May 1938." .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Trending Into Maine

      Boston.: Little, Brown & Company.. First Arundel Edition. Number 94 of 1075.. Hardcover in blue/green cloth with ivory cloth spine and leather spine title label stamped in gilt. Wyeth illustrated endpapers.. Lacking parchment wrapper and slipcase. Also lacking envelope containing separate set of plates from book. Boards clean. Lightly faded. Text & illustrations bright in solid binding.. Large 8vo.. 1938. Signed by both Kenneth Roberts & N. C. Wyeth. Fourteen color plates by Wyeth plus three pen & ink drawings on title page, contents page & illustrations page.

      [Bookseller: Robert Erwin, Bookseller]
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        Studio per pannello.

      Disegno, matita su carta, 30x28 cm. Studio per pannello. Per realizzare questo disegno, Depero utilizzò una pagina del libro ?I dopolavoro aziendali in Italia? del 1938; si tratta della pagina ?Messina: Sicilia e fascismo costituiscono una perfetta identità?. Si vende in cornice.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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        News of Spain [Spanish Civil War]: Assorted Weekly Newsletters from 1938 to 1939

      New York: Spanish Information Bureau, 1938. Each issue in this lot is an ex-library copy with a "WITHDRAWN" stamp and catalog numbers on the front cover in the upper corners. Staples removed in some issues. Fold marks. Mostly in Good to Very Good condition, but a few grade Fair to Good because of tears, creases or page separation. Thirty-four issues ranging from June 1, 1938 to February 23, 1939. Each issue is eight pages (six for one issue) and measures 8.5 by 11.5 inches. Each newsletter is placed in its own archival sleeve and the lot is collected in a three-ring binder. A scarce collection of weekly newsletters reporting on events of the Spanish Civil War. Numerous articles about Loyalists and Rebels, illustrated with photographs, figures, and cartoon drawings. Quoting Joseph B. Code of Catholic University in his 1938 pamphlet, The Spanish War and Lying Propaganda, the publisher of the newsletter, Spanish Information Bureau in New York, is "the propaganda office in New York City of the Spanish Embassy. Its director is the well-known radical, William P. Mangold. The principal function of this organization is to edit, print and distribute "News of Spain," a clip sheet issued fortnightly, printed on a good grade of paper, well-edited and filled with the usual Spanish Leftist propaganda distortions. Originally issued as "background" or "explanatory" material for newspaper editors, it is now sent to thousands of influential Americans.". Soft Cover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Whiting Books]
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        New Poems by W.B. Yeats. Limited Edition. Cuala Press

      Dublin The Cuala Press/Elizabeth Corbet Yeats 1938. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket and in clear protective wraps. Paper title label to spine browned Limited Edition [of 450] Quarter cloth spines on blue papered boards 220mm x 170mm (9" x 7"). 48pp. Poems include: Lapis Lazuli; The Curse of Cromwell; Roger Casement and The Old Stone Cross.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        Brighton Rock

      New York The Viking Press June 1938. VG : in very good condition with dust jacket and protective cover. Wrapper with upper panel detached, wear to edges and spine ends chipped. Light browning to eps First Edition Red/black hardback cloth cover stamped in silver with top edge black 210mm x 140mm (8" x 6"). 358pp. This American edition published in June 1938, preceded the first English edition by a month.

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        Double Jeopardy

      Macaulay Company New York: Macaulay Company. (1938). First. First edition. Near fine with light wear to the boards, some darkening to the pastedown gutters from the binder's glue, and a small owner stamp on the front fly, in near fine dustwrapper with mild rubbing and a little offsetting to the front flap from the same owner stamp. The first of Goldsmith's three mysteries, predating his classic Detour by one year. The jacket publicity makes some comparisons of this novel to The Postman Always Rings Twice. Very scarce, particularly in this condition. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Blue and White Summer '38

      Los Angeles: Los Angeles High School. 1938. Bradbury's high school yearbook, Volume 83 of the Blue and White, issued semi-annually, this volume published by the graduating class of Summer 1938. Bradbury's senior picture is accompanied by the write up: "Ray Douglas Bradbury/Likes to write stories/Admired as a Thespian/Headed for literary distinction." Bradbury is also pictured as a member of the Drama Club, the Poetry Club, and the Glee Club, and perhaps in two other, unconfirmed, group sightings. This copy of the yearbook belonged to an underclassman, and there are the usual inscriptions from classmates. Boards are splayed; about a near fine copy in a very good, edgeworn dust jacket with the owner's name on the front panel. This is the first time we have seen this yearbook with a dust jacket, and until now did not even know that jackets had been issued. Uncommon thus. . First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        7 MUST DIE

      New York: Appleton-century, 1938 A superb fine bright copy in like pictorial dustwrapper, neatly price-clipped, of this very uncommon hardboiled nautical & Hawiian murder mystery. Bellah was a war hero in both world wars & he is linked to John Ford who filmed his Novels including: Fort Apache, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon & Rio Grande. Bellah also wrote the screenplays: The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance & Sergeant Rutledge. An excellent copy in swagger condition.. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        The Long Valley

      New York, Viking Press, 1938. First Edition. Bound in publisher's original quarter tan and rust cloth with the spine stamped in rust. Internally clean and bright. The dust jacket has minor wear to the extremities and the spine is sunned. Hard Cover. Book condition: Fine condition / Fine condition dust jacket

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        A History of English Furniture Finely bound in leather by Asprey

      London: Lawrence & Bullen, Ltd, 1938. Hardcover. Fine. 4 folio volumes: The Age of Oak, The Age of Walnut, The Age of Mahogany, and The Age of Satinwood. With plates in color after Shirley Slocombe, and numerous illustrations selected and arranged by the author. Bound in half green morocco by Asprey, spines in six compartments with raised bands, gilt rules and titles, green cloth sides, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A superb, gift-quality set of the standard reference on English furniture. A sumptuous gift for the discriminating collector on your list, or for yourself. The binding matches our copy of Ralph Edwards' 'Shorter Dictionary of English Furniture' (our number 18577).

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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        BEING GENIUSES TOGETHER

      London: Secker & Warburg, 1938 First edition. First binding. 8vo, pp. 373. Gilt stamped blue cloth. Blue topstain. McAlmon's important modernist memoir of expatriate Paris. Reminiscences of the seminal Contact Press & Paris Literary Life of the 1920's. Certainly his scarcest book rarely seen in dustwrapper. A superior copy, fine in the dustwrapper which shows a little light use [one small chip at the bottom of the front panel]. In a custom collector's clamshell case. lovely. Cyril Connolly once wrote: "It' is not just the famous books which are hard to find. Several million books of 1938, 1939 and 1940 perished in the Blitz.hence the rarity of Beckett's "Murphy", MacNeice's "Yeats" and McAlmon's "Being Geniuses Together".". 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Being Geniuses Together

      Secker and Warburg London: Secker and Warburg. (1938). First. First edition. A slight bump to the foredge, a near fine copy lacking the dustwrapper. Important memoir by a Zelig-like American expatriate author and publisher who was at the center of the flowering of the Lost Generation. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Trending into Maine (Inscribed and dated by N. C. Wyeth)

      Little Brown & Co. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1942 [1938]. In color pictorial dust wrapper. This early editiion contains a personal inscription by N. C. Wyeth on the half-tltle: "N. C. Wyeth / 1942. Book near fine, wrapper with a few scuffs to spine, else near fine.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books ]
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        Tobacco; Its History Illustrated By The Books, Manuscripts And Engravings in the Library of George Arents, Jr. Volumes II-V plus ten supplemental volumes in wrappers.

      New York, Rosenbach Co., 1938-52. . Bound in red cloth with gilt stamped leather spine labels. Quarto. Fine condition. Hardcover. Book condition: Fine

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        The Lad and the Lion - 1st Edition

      Tarzana, CA: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc.. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1938. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. A bright First Edition/First Printing, blue cloth with red tettering on the front cover and spine in Near Fine condition with light wear to extremities and prior owner's stamp to front free end paper in Very Good+, laminated dust-jacket with little edgewear and limited chipping. Zeuschner 235 ; The story of the Lad who might have been king, parallels that of his uncle and cousin who in succession become king; and though the life of the Lad was one of cruelty, dangers, and privations, there are few but who would choose to have been the Lad rather than the kin who wore the crown .

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        The Long Valley

      First Edition. Bound in publisher's original quarter tan and rust cloth with the spine stamped in rust. Internally clean and bright. The dust jacket has minor wear to the extremities and the spine is sunned. Hard Cover. Book condition: Fine condition / Fine condition dust jacket

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        Cecil Beaton's New York (Signed 1st Edition)

      Philadelphia & New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1938. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Good plus/Fair. Bright yellow cloth over boards, title stamped in black onto spine and top board, 8vo (8-3/4 x 5-7/8 inches [22.2 x 14.9 cm]), all edges trimmed, top edge stained purple, pp. viii, 261. With 117 B&W photographs and two additional photographic collages, one consisting of 13 photos and one consisting of 29 photos, 60 line drawings (inc. one set of 8 illustrations drawn in the outer margins of 2 pages), one line of sheet music and a color illustrated frontispiece. "First Published October 1938" on copyright page. Volume with stains and fading to cloth and top-edge stain, 3/4" closed tear bottom corner of p. 101, contents near fine. DJ toned at edges, small chips to corners, edges and spine ends, one 1-1/4" x 1-1/4" piece detached, but still present. DJ spine is sunned, worn and cracked at foot of spine/panel folds, rear panel detached at spine. Front and back panels bright and colorful with $4.00 price intact at bottom of front flap. Inscribed and signed on ffep "Best Wishes / Cecil Beaton" (underline flourish).

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        XXe Siecle Chroniques Du Jour. 1re Annee No. 3 Juillet-Aout-Septembre 1938

      London/Paris: A Zwemmer. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Covers rubbed with splitting to paper on spine and some loss. Contents clean and tight. 1938. First Edition. Paperback. 58pp :: Numerous b/w illustrations and photographs and 3 original colour and 3 b/w woodcuts by Kandinsky :: 310mm x 240mm (12" x 9") :: The third issue of this famous art periodical. Contains an article by John Piper in English, the remaining text in French .

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        An Archive Concerning Lieutenant Frederic E. Humphreys, The First Army Officer To Fly Solo. These Letters Mention The Thirtieth Anniversary Of His Historic Flight

      Archive. 7 pieces. 1938 to 1939. A grouping of seven pieces concerning Frederic E. Humphreys, the first Army officer to fly solo. These pieces, arranged in chronological order, mention the thirtieth anniversary of Humphreyâ??s first flight. 1) TLS. 1pp. 8â? x 10â?. July 18, 1938. War Department. A typed letter signed â??J Tottenâ? on â??War Departmentâ? letterhead concerning â??Special Recognition for Colonel F.E. Humphreysâ?: â??â?¦Reference is made to your letter of November 12, 1937, recommending that some form of special recognition be awarded Colonel Frederic E. Humphreys, New York National Guard, for being the first officer of the United States Regular Army to fly a plane aloneâ?¦it is proposed to make a suitable award to Colonel Humphreys. By order of the Secretary of Warâ?¦â?. 2) TL. 1pp. 8â? x 10â?. July 18, 1938. War Department. A typed letter that is an unsigned copy of #1. 3) TDS. 1pp. 8â? x 10â?. August 3, 1938. No place. A typed letter signed â??Ames T. Brownâ?, indicating that he mailed a letter to Louis L. Pendleton concerning the 30th anniversary of the flight. 4) TD. 1pp. 8â? x 10â?. August 4, 1938. Camp Smith, Peekskill. A typed document, mentioning that it is to be addressed to â??Colonel Louis L. Pendletonâ?. 5) ALS. 1pp. 8â? x 10â?. August 23 â??38. New York City. An autograph letter signed â??L.L. Pendleton Colonelâ? addressed to Lieutenant Humphreys: â??Please not attached papers, which please return to me at your convenience. â??The Mills of the Gods grind slowâ?? â?? it would seem â?? but â??better late than neverâ?? also applies. I hope I will be around next summer to see what they really do then!â? 6) TLS. 1pp. 7â? x 9â?. April 5, 1939. Aberdeen Proving Ground. A typed letter signed â??C.M.â? on â??Office of the Commanding Officer Aberdeen Proving Groundâ? stationery. He wrote to Humphreys: â??It certainly was nice to get your pleasant letter of April 3rdâ?¦my memory is quite clear as to the time you and Lahm were trying out the first Wright airplane. I am glad you enjoyed the bulletin, or class letter, but I prepared it quite a while before it was issued and made some serious omissionsâ?¦There is a good article in the â??Sperryscopeâ?? Vol 8, no 10, just out, by Lahm, which mentions the trying experience of your pamphlet. Call up the Sperryscope Co. and get a copy from Gillmor, who is an old friend of mine.â? Lahm received the first flying lesson, but Humphreys made the first solo flight, just before Lahm made his flight. 7) Card. 1pp. No date. Governorâ??s Island, NY. A card imprinted â??Colonel Earl McFarlandâ?, and written on in pencil â??My best wishes and I hope to see you soon. Governorâ??s Island NYâ?.

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        Quaderni della Scuola di mistica fascista Sandro Italico Mussolini a cura della rivista 'Dottrina fascista', 6 numeri

      Varese 1938-39 Serie di 6 volumi dei Quaderni della Scuola di mistica fascista Sandro Italico Mussolini in 16, pp. 22 + (2); 125 + (3); 64 + (2); 135; 182; 143 + (3). Legatura coeva in p. tl verde editor. con cofanetto anch'esso in tela verde. Conservato all'interno il p. ant. di ciascun volume. Arnaldo Mussolini, Coscienza e dovere; Michele C. Catalano, Romeo Bellotti, Gerardo Fraccari, Il 'Kodo' e la concezione fascista dello stato; Niccolò Giani, Perché siamo antisemiti; Le leggi razziali italiane con un'introduzione di Renzo Sertori Salis; Le leggi razziali tedesche con un'introduzione, note e traduzione di Giancarlo Ballarati; Camussi, Carati, Carelli, Bellotti, Caleffa, Diritti italiani nel mondo. Corsica, Nizza e Savoia, Tunisi, Nizza, Gibuti. Perfetto stato di conservazione. ITA

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        Originalphotographie (165x120 mm), Sigmund Freud, Martha, Ernst Freud, Marie Bonaparte und Josefine Stross im Garten der Prinzessin in Paris.

      Namen und Datum verfassst von Marie Bonaparte "5.VI.1938". Seltenes Zeugnis von Freuds Flucht in die Freiheit.

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        Each Dawn I Die

      Bobbs Merrill Company Indianapolis and New York: Bobbs-Merrill Company. (1938). First. First edition. Spine heavily bleached, good only in an internally lined, good dustwrapper with a small chip at the crown. Inscribed by the author: "To Jennie & Lee Luschier -- my old friends. Jerome Bob Odlum. Mar. 25, 1938." Also Inscribed in another hand, presumably that of the author's wife: "To -- Lee and Jennie Luschier. Mildred & Bob Odlum." Basis for the 1939 William Keighley film featuring James Cagney as an unjustly imprisoned reporter, and George Raft as a hard-as-nails mobster he turns to for help. Scarce in jacket, and especially signed. .

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        XXe Siecle Chroniques Du Jour. 1re Annee No. 3 Juillet-Aout-Septembre 1938

      G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Covers rubbed with splitting to paper on spine and some loss. Contents clean and tight First Edition Paperback 58pp :: Numerous b/w illustrations and photographs and 3 original colour and 3 b/w woodcuts by Kandinsky :: 310mm x 240mm (12" x 9") :: The third issue of this famous art periodical. Contains an article by John Piper in English, the remaining text in French

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        200,000 Feet: The Edge of the World

      Dutton New York: Dutton. (1938). First. First edition. A couple of tiny spots on the front board, still fine in a nice, very good plus, price-clipped dustwrapper with two old internal repairs. Esteemed filmmaker Michael Powell's first book, an account of the making of his 1937 film, The Edge of the World, about the evacuation of a Scottish fishing port. Powell went on to make many films that are now considered masterpieces including The Red Shoes, Peeping Tom, The Life and Times of Colonel Blimp, and Black Narcissus. Scarce in dustjacket. .

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        Proems

      The Fortune Press London: The Fortune Press. (1938). First. First edition. Fine in fine original unprinted watermarked white laid paper dustwrapper. A beautiful copy, seldom found in jacket. .

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        You Play The Black and The Red Comes Up

      Robert M. McBride New York: Robert M. McBride, 1938. First Edition. Octavo (21cm). Red linen boards, titled in black on spine and front cover; yellow top-stain; 213pp. Bit of soiling to upper edge of text-block, with consequent dulling to top-stain; very minor thumb-soil within; in all a tight, straight copy, VG+ to Near Fine. Lacking the scarce dustwrapper. Classic hard-boiled, hard-luck tale of the Thirties, long-forgotten but revived in the Eighties and given a new cult following by Black Lizard Press. Though generally discussed as a crime novel, You Play The Black has many great proletarian elements, including a drifter protagonist who thumbs his way out of the Oklahoma dustbowl to Los Angeles at the height of the Great Depression. Author Eric Knight is best known as creator of the juvenile classic Lassie, Come Home; the present work is his only venture into the hard-boiled genre, though his first novel (Sound on Your Bugles, 1936) was a straightforwardly proletarian depiction of British working-class life.

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        XXe Siecle Chroniques Du Jour. 1re Annee No. 3 Juillet-Aout-Septembre 1938

      London/Paris: A Zwemmer, 1938.. First Edition. Paperback. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Covers rubbed with splitting to paper on spine and some loss. Contents clean and tight. 58pp :: Numerous b/w illustrations and photographs and 3 original colour and 3 b/w woodcuts by Kandinsky :: 310mm x 240mm (12" x 9") :: The third issue of this famous art periodical. Contains an article by John Piper in English, the remaining text in French

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        Homage to Catalonia

      Secker & Warburg. London. 1938 First edition. Original green cloth, worn along extremities and frayed at head and tail of spine. Bds sl. soiled, paper clip mark to front e/ps, inner hinge visible but sound. VG. With the ownership signature and address of Richard Rees "R Rees 34 Wellington Sq. S.W.3" to front pastedown. With a pencil note underneath by Hugh Hudson, the British film director, best known for "Chariots of Fire","Greystoke" and "Revolution", explaining that Sir Richard Rees was a very close friend of Orwell's since 1930 and an ambulance driver with Julian Bell in Spain. Also Hudson adds, he was the part owner and editor of "Adelphi" in the late 1920's and 1930's. [This was the magazine that first published Orwell's work]. This volume is from the library of Sir Arnold Wesker and was a gift from Hudson in 1990. The book bears the ownership signature of Wesker and loosely inserted is a postcard from Hudson thanking Wesker for "the very sensitive and powerful work on Barcelona." He goes on to explain that this volume belonged to "Orwell's great friend Richard Rees... much quoted in 'the Transformation' and 'Fyrd'". Also included with this copy is a hard copy of the screenplay by Wesker for Hudson's possible film. Below in the notes are quotations from the Wikipedia biographies of Hudson and Orwell to support the provenance of this most exciting association copy of one of Orwell's scarce first editions. From Hugh Hudson's biography on Wikipedia: "He is in active development of a film adaptation of George Orwell's 'Homage to Catalonia', to star Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and Gerard Depardieu".& From Orwell's biography: "He fell seriously ill in March 1929 and shortly afterwards had all his money stolen from the lodging house. Whether through necessity or simply to collect material, he undertook menial jobs like dishwashing in a fashionable hotel on the rue de Rivoli providing experiences to be used in Down and Out in Paris and London. In August 1929 he sent a copy of "The Spike" to New Adelphi magazine in London. This was owned by John Middleton Murry who had released editorial control to Max Plowman and Sir Richard Rees. Plowman accepted the work for publication.& In the spring he had a short stay in Leeds with his sister Marjorie and her husband Humphrey Dakin whose regard for Blair was as unappreciative then as when he knew him as a child. Blair was undertaking some review work for Adelphi and acting as a private tutor to a handicapped child at Southwold. He followed this up by tutoring a family of three boys one of whom, Richard Peters, later became a distinguished academic.[13] He went painting and bathing on the beach, and there he met Mabel and Francis Fierz who were later to influence his career. Over the next year he visited them in London often meeting their friend Max Plowman. Other homes available to him were those of Ruth Pitter and Richard Rees. These acted as places for him to "change" for his sporadic tramping expeditions where one of his jobs was to do domestic work at a lodgings for half a crown a day......At this time Jonathan Cape rejected A Scullion's Diary, the first version of Down and Out. On the advice of Richard Rees he offered it to Faber & Faber, whose editorial director, T. S. Eliot, also rejected it. To conclude the year Blair attempted another exporatory venture of getting himself arrested so that he could spend Christmas in prison, but the relevant authorities did not cooperate and he returned home to Southwold after two days in a police cell......Blair worked at the shop in the afternoons, having the mornings free to write and the evenings to socialise. These experiences provided background for the novel Keep the Aspidistra Flying (1936). As well as the various guests of the Westropes, he was able to enjoy the company of Richard Rees and the Adelphi writers and Mabel Fierz....& On 31 January 1936, Orwell set out by public transport and on foot via Coventry, Stafford, the Potteries and Macclesfield, reaching Manchester. Arriving after the banks had closed, he had to stay in a common lodging house. Next day he picked up a list of contact addresses sent by Richard Rees..."& & &

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        Pecheurs chinois. Un chef-d'oeuvre de la peinture Sung.

      Gr.2° (49 x 32 cm) 14 Bl., 1 blattgrosse farb. Abb., 6 doppelblattgr. farb. Abb., Kart. m. OU., in Seiden-Schmuckkassette m. 2 Schliessen, Kassette berieben, innen etwas stockig, Durchgehend ein wenig stockfleckig, Nr. 10 von 150 Exemplaren. - Ma Yuan (1190-1279), wichtiger Maler der chinesischen Song-Dynastie (960 bis 1279). Ma Yuan nutzte die "Eineck-Komposition", um durch äußerste Reduktion des Bildinhaltes Spannung in meditative Ruhe aufzulösen.

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        The public general acts and the church assembly measures of 1938 [to] 1985.

      London: HMSO, 1938 - 1985.. 78 vols., 8vo, not a complete run, volumes missing, cont. half tan calf, russet cloth sides, black leather title labels, sl. rubbed, sold as a collection of shelf fillers, sample volumes shown, shipping at cost.

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        The D.A. Holds a Candle (First Edition, inscribed)

      William Morrow New York: William Morrow, 1938. First Edition. First Edition. Warmly INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper: "To Noni / Who wrote the stuff word by word from the 'Boss' / Erle Stanley Gardner." According to Dorothy Hughes' biography of Gardner, Noni Bibler was one of Gardner's early assistants, and as the inscription indicates, took down much of this novel from dictation. Very slightly cocked, else Very Good plus in a Very Good dust jacket with small chips at the extremities and some of the usual color-fading to the pink spine title.

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        Frank Lloyd Wright signed blueprint of Monona Terrace Community Convention Center

      Document signed "FLW' on off-white blueprint drawing paper, one page, 44.5" x 18". A blueprint showing the arches of paned glass from across the water's perspective of the Monona Terrace Convention Center in Madison Wisconsin. Frank Lloyd Wright originally proposed a design for the Monona Terrace Community Convention Center in 1938. His architectural vision for the City of Madison ñ a curvilinear gathering place that would link the shore of Lake Monona to the State Capitol ñ has now been realized. With interiors redesigned by Taliesin architect Tony Puttnam, Monona Terrace spans ninety feet out over shimmering waters, incorporating thoroughly modern technology and amenities with the architect¥s signature organic design. It was nearly 60 years ago that Frank Lloyd Wright drew the plans that eventually inspired the Monona Terrace Convention Center, but if you wanted to go back even further, the words of another distinguished Madisonian on the subject echo across more than a century. It was in 1856 that Jairus Fairchild, the very first mayor of Madison, took a look around and said, "What this city needs is an auditorium." One suspects Fairchild probably got some kind of small auditorium or meeting hall, but the debate about building a first-class facility on the shore of Madison's second-largest lake raged, on and off, for another 135 years. The cast of proponents and foes included not only the internationally renowned Wright, but governors, mayors and U.S. senators. We can pick up the story in 1907, when a state senator from Menomonie, James Stout, urged a legislative commission to consider the six-block area along Monona Avenue from the new Capitol to the lakeshore for a mall with large government buildings. Then in 1910, John Nolen, a landscape architect from Boston, expanded the plan for a six-block mall and esplanade ending at Law Park. The idea was not acted upon, though in 1925 the Wisconsin State Journal published a plan showing an auditorium at the foot of Monona Avenue with a connecting bridge from Wilson Street. Again, there was no action, but some potential seed money for the project became available early in 1938, when a $16,000 surplus from the Wisconsin Centennial Corporation (which had sponsored the state's 100th-year celebration two years before) was awarded to the newly formed Madison Planning Trust to finance and prepare an auditorium plan for Madison. That same year, the city and county were planning a joint administrative building. A huge name now entered the picture to stir these disparate elements up even more -- Frank Lloyd Wright. Perhaps it is fitting that while Frank Lloyd Wright's legend helped get the Monona Terrace Convention Center built after decades of haggling, the famed architect's feisty reputation also helped scuttle the project more than once. The architect and Madison had a complicated relationship. If Wright wasn't exactly a prophet without honor in his own hometown, he was, by any measure, controversial in the extreme. Wright was born in Richland Center, Wisconsin, a small town 60 or so miles northwest of Madison, on June 8, 1867, the first child of his father's second marriage. In the 1984 book The Master Architect: Conversations with Frank Lloyd Wright, edited by Patrick J. Meehan, Wright talked about his upbringing: "My father came from the East. He was a preacher and a teacher. My mother was a teacher. They met and I was the consequence and for some reason -- which I've never been able to fathom -- my mother wanted an architect for a son. And, being sure that she was going to have a son, I was to be that architect. So, when I was born, in the room in which I was born, on the walls were nine of the wood engravings of the English cathedrals -- engravings by Timothy Cole. So I came into 'English Gothic' and then she followed it up. I never had any other idea -- that I was to be an architect. And, of course, the word was fascinating and is yet." The family traveled around, and settled in Madison in Wright's early adolescence. His father got a job as secretary of the Wisconsin Conference of Unitarians and Independent Societies. Wright attended Madison schools until quitting Madison High to take a drafting position with architect Alan D. Conover. Wright attended the University of Wisconsin -- studying engineering -- in 1885 and 1886 before decamping for Illinois (in 1887), where he worked for noted architect Louis Sullivan before beginning his own architectural practice in Chicago and Oak Park in 1893.

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        The Fifth Column and The First Forty-Nine Stories

      Charles Scribner's Sons New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1938. First. First edition. A little rubbing to the decoration at the base of the spine, near fine in very good or better dustwrapper that is tanned at the spine, and displays shallow loss at the foot. Hemingway's only play, along with some of his finest stories, including "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber" and "The Snows of Kilimanjaro." A very attractive copy. .

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